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Snow Lopez to compete at National High School Finals Rodeo


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BY BILL KELLY
THE DALHART TEXAN

Snow Lopez, a former Dalhart High student and the 2017 Miss Rodeo Texas Teen, has earned a position on the New Mexico state National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyoming July 15-21 to compete at the 70th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the Queen competition. Lopez is currently an 11th grade student at Orion High School, which is an online high school.

Featuring more than 1,650 contestants from 43 states, five Canadian provinces, Australia and Mexico, the NHSFR is the world’s largest rodeo. In addition to competing for more than $200,000 in prizes, NHSFR contestants will also be competing for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named an NHSFR World Champion. To earn this title, contestants must finish in the top 20- based on their combined times/scores in the first two rounds-to advance to Saturday evening’s final round. World champions will then be determined based on their three-round combined times/scores.

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